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Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
, keep an eye on the twicker running below. you may see your tweet. romney went right into a call for north american energy self-sufficiently, singling out coal as an endangered species under obama. listen. >> i like coal. i want to make sure we can continue to burn clean coal. people in the coal industry feel like it's getting crushed by your policies. >> lots of bozos went in and bought the coal stocks. all the coal stocks on. this wrong take away, people! coal's hostage to chinese demand more than u.s. use. that's not the case for the users of coal. the users, people. and that's why i said romney's giving you a heads up to buy american electric power and southern company, two coal building utilities that have to spend far less retrofitting facilities under romney staffed epa. i would be a seller of the consol energies and the peabodies in the strength. i take down union pacific. it is the carrier of clean coal. i would never recommend a company on this show with bad fundamentals. but they can be justified even with this sitting president. the pure coal plays are faltering funda
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
exception right now, though, as we welcome president obama and governor romney. [ cheers and applause ] >> jim. >> gentlemen, welcome to you both. let's start, the economy, segment 1, and let's begin with jobs. what are the major differences between the two of you about how you would go about creating new jobs? you have two minutes, each of you have two minutes to start. a coin toss has determined mr. president, you go first. >> well, thank you very much, jim, for this opportunity. i want to thank governor romney and the university of denver for your hospitality. there are a lot of points i want to make tonight, but the most important one is that 20 years ago i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. and so i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. you know, four years ago we went through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. millions of jobs were lost. the auto industry was on the brink of collapse. the financial system had
Oct 5, 2012 12:35am PDT
's right. romney was the big winner last night and in case you missed his performance, we boiled it down to just the best parts. here, take a look. >> big bird -- grabbed my arm -- and said -- i'm coming for -- you -- rich guy. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: i read that a lot of people were -- played drinking games last night, during the debate, where they -- they took a shot when someone said a certain word. yeah. the word for obama was "jobs." the word for romney was "medicare." and the word for jim lehrer was -- [ fragmented interjections ] [ laughter ] that's right. jim lehrer had trouble making sure the candidates stuck to the rules last night. even nfl replacement refs were like, "this guy's a disaster! [ laughter ] who hires these guys?" of course, obama and romney differed on many subjects throughout the debate. however, there was one moment where they really came together in perfect harmony. check it out. [ humming "whistle" by flo rida ] [ light laughter ] [ humming in unison ] [ humming in unison ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: flo rida fans. >> steve: yeah, they love
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
sides of the aisle say mitt romney did have the better performance. right now santa clara political university professor jim cottrell, i think many were surprised to see mitt romney animated, connected and passi passiona passionate. >> he seemed very polished, seemed very prepared and exuded confidence. i think in comparison to obama, he was -- obama was more hesitant and seemed like he wasn't on his game last night. i don't think he did a lot to reassure voters about the path that the country is on. >> well, a lot on the line, obviously. a very tight race right now. each candidate coming in obviously wanting to get a message across last night. what do you think, were they each successful making their point to the american public? >> well, i think romney was successful in sort of reassuring voters that he understands their problems and that he wants to create jobs. he wasn't very specific about the details of his plan in that regard. obama didn't show that passion. he didn't seem to be energetic and let romney take the tempo of the debate from him. >> we're always looking for those
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> now to decision 2012 and the presidential debate that many are saying is reviving the romney campaign. this morning the reviews are in and by most accounts president obama's republican rival held his own and then some. the pressure was on mitt romney, who needed a turn-around last night. president obama came into the debate ahead in every battleground state with an estimated 60 million americans watching on tv, cable and the web, moderator jim lehre rechlt asked can you put more people to work? romney says he would cut taxes and regulations on small businesses. a proposal the president claims would help the rich at others' expense. >> the average middle class family with children would pay about $2,000 more. >> virtually everything he said is inaccurate. >> it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loophole that say only affect high-income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. it's
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